Accession Number:

ADA129807

Title:

Nonstructural Flood Control Measures: A Sociological Study of Innovation.

Descriptive Note:

Research rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER INST FOR WATER RESOURCES FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

121.0

Abstract:

Four of the major flood plain management measures--insurance, zoning, flood proofing, and warning systems--are discussed from the social perspective. An overview of the causes and effects of the various measures on policy agents, flood plain occupants, and the general community is provided. The final chapter presents specific recommendations to the Corps. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Sociology and Law
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE